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The first paper in this section (Hornback, pp.133-142) examines trends in national parks visits in the USA. In 1987 there were a record 287.2 million visits to 314 national park areas, recreational areas, historic sites and battlefields. The outlook for the year 2000 is for a range of 350-375...

Author(s)
Hornback, K.; Godsman, J.; Jones, J.
Publisher
US Travel Data Center, Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
1989 outlook for travel and tourism. Proceedings of the fourteenth annual travel outlook forum, October 4, 1988, Denver, Colorado., 1988, pp 131-150
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This paper finds that on average first-time visitors to the Grand Canyon, USA are willing to travel significantly greater distances than repeat visitors. These findings are based upon a binary logit model of repeat visitations estimated from a recent sample of Grand Canyon visitors. This model...

Author(s)
Moutinho, L.; Trimble, J.
Citation
Service Industries Journal, 1991, 11, 4, pp 439-457
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Investment theory proposes that interest rate affects an individual's cross-time consumption decision. This study examines the impact of interest rate on air travel, national park stay and restaurant patronage, as compared with its impact on two non-tourism consumption activities. Monthly average...

Author(s)
Zheng Gu
Citation
International Journal of Hospitality Management, 1995, 14, 3/4, pp 239-243
Abstract

US repeat visitors represent a lucrative international market for Canada's tourist industry. Between 1980-89 it was estimated that 90% of trips made by Americans to Canada were repeat visits, showing a remarkable customer loyalty rate. Surprisingly, until recently, this important market segment had ...

Author(s)
Meis, S.; Joyal, S.; Trites, A.
Citation
Journal of Tourism Studies, 1995, 6, 1, pp 27-37
Abstract

The report presents a statistical summary of public use of, and visitor trends to, sites, parks, amenity and recreation areas designated within the US National Park Service system for the year 1994. Data cover recreational visits by location and state and incorporate trends for the period 1982-94....

Citation
National Park Service statistical abstract., 1995, pp 43 pp.
Abstract

Data for monthly public use of US National Parks in 1999 is presented. The data is presented in 10 tables: recreation visits by type of area; recreation visits by state; recreation visits/visitor days by region; recreation visits/visitor days by population centre; recreation and non-recreation...

Citation
National Park Service Statistical Abstract, 1999, No. 1999, pp 48 pp.
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Estimates of U.S. demand for travel to Western Europe (including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Spain, Austria and Denmark) are calculated using a gradual switching regression procedure (GSRP) based on the U.S. annual data of visits from 1960-85. The two benefits of this procedure...

Author(s)
Gallet, C. A.; Braun, B. M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2001, 28, 2, pp 503-507
Abstract

This article uses data (7961 usable responses) from the large 1999 annual American Traveler Survey to examine the predictive power of the venturesomeness concept versus household income, the demographic variable used by travel providers to target travel-prone households. Overall, venturesomeness...

Author(s)
Plog, S. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Research, 2002, 40, 3, pp 244-251
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In response to the need for improved information on recreational use of US National Forest System lands, the authors have developed a nationwide, systematic monitoring process. This report documents the methods they used in estimating recreational use on an annual basis. The basic unit of measure...

Author(s)
English, D. B. K.; Kocis, S. M.; Zarnoch, S. J.; Arnold, J. R.
Publisher
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Asheville, USA
Citation
General Technical Report - Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service, 2002, No.SRS-57, pp 14 pp.
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Despite considerable advances in our understanding of constraint composition, antecedent conditions, outcomes, and negotiation behaviours, few studies have tracked how constraints have changed or remained stable over time. This investigation sought to examine the change and stability in park...

Author(s)
Mowen, A. J.; Payne, L. L.; Scott, D.
Publisher
Routledge, London, UK
Citation
Leisure Sciences, 2005, 27, 2, pp 191-204

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